Established in 1783 by James Man as a sugar broker and barrel maker, ED&F Man is today a specialist merchant of agricultural products – specifically sugar, coffee and molasses with over 3000 professionals operating in 60 countries across the world sourcing, shipping and selling agricultural commodities.
With global revenues of $9.1bn and shareholder's equity of more than $950m ED&F Man operates from an exceptionally strong capital base. ED&F Man is majority employee owned, which helps us attract and retain talent and to build a strong culture of forming client partnerships.
Client service is at the heart of ED&F Man Capital Markets business ethos, drawing on the core principles that have allowed ED&F Man to remain in business for more than two centuries - entrepreneurial spirit; strong corporate governance and social responsibility; and, a consistently high quality service to our clients and business partners. Our clients come first and their success helps ensure our own.
Operating out of offices in London, New York, Chicago and Hong Kong, our capital markets business employs around 200 staff dedicated to servicing our global customer needs across a broad spectrum of exchange traded, OTC and investment banking products, including: futures and options; fixed income securities; equities; interest rate swaps; foreign exchange; and, OTC and exchange traded agricultural derivatives.